Denger and Wright Garner Men's Weekly Golf Honors

Updated 4/11/2007


Brad Wright (Akron)

So. ? Cambridge, Ohio ? Cambridge

Wright earned a fourth-place tie as he carded in a 1-under total of 141 over the weekend. He posted an even-par 71 in round one and shaved off a stroke in round two to help guide the Zips to a fourth-place team finish at the Marshall Invitational. Wright tied for the best MAC performance at the shortened even, which featured seven league schools in all. His eight birdies also tied for second best in the 92-man field, which only saw six players finish under par.

Wayne Denger (Ball State)

Sr. ? Lebanon, Ind. ? Lebanon

Denger fired a season-low round of 69 in frigid, snowy conditions in the first round of the Marshall Invitational. He followed with a round of 72 in round two, as Ball State finished second overall at the 16-team event - ahead of six other MAC schools. Denger’s 141 tied for fourth overall in a field of 92 golfers.


Other Nominees

John Powers

Bowling Green

Fr. ? Bowling Green, Ohio ? Bowling Green

Powers fired a 146 to place in a tie for 14th at the Marshall Invitational. While also competing with 92 golfers, he also had to battle two different snow storms, the second of which cancelled the final 18 holes of competition. He finished the tournament with nine birdies, which led the tournament.

Graham Hill

Eastern Michigan

Jr. ? Brights Grove, Ontario ? Northern Collegiate (Indiana, Pa.)

Hill, the Eagles’ top finisher, ended the tournament with a 146 and in a tie for 14th. The team struggled in the second rounnd but finished the 38th Annual Marshall Invitational in 11th place out of 16 teams.

Greg Bauman

Northern Illinois

Fr. ? Crystal Lake, Ill.? Crystal Lake Central

Bauman turned in his most impressive performance to date, placing seventh overall with a 142, including a collegiate-best, second round score of 69, to help the Huskies place fifth at the 38th Annual Marshall Invitational.

Chad Warmbein


Fr. ? McMurray, Pa. ? Peters Township

For the second week in a row, Warmbein led the Ohio contingent. In the 16-team marshall Invitational, Warmbein posted a 144 in the two-round event to finish in a tie for ninth place, the first top-10 finish of his career. His 70 in the first round was an Ohio tournament low, and matched his career low.


February 28: Ciaran McAleavey, Toledo

March 7: Marc Bourgeois, Kent State

March 14: Vaughn Snyder, Akron

March 22: Mark Cimarolli, Ohio

               Graham Hill, Eastern Michigan

March 29: Brad Wright, Akron

April 5: Blake Statler, Akron

April 11: Brad Wright, Akron

              Wayne Denger, Ball State